Cost & Aid

  • Prince William Sound College - Cost of Attendance

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) has one of the lowest college tuition rates in Alaska. Learn more about Prince William Sound College's affordable tuition and overall cost of attendance.

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Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2023-2024

2023-2024 Per Semester 6 credits (part-time student) 12 credits (full-time student) 15 credits (recommended for on-time graduation)
Tuition & Fees $1,596 $3,192 $3,939
Average Cost of On-Campus Housing (Single students)*  $2,634 $2,634 $2,634
Semester Total ** $4,230 $5,826 $6,573

Please note: all fees are subject to change.
*Family housing is also available. Rates can be higher based on type of apartment.
**The semester total does not include the cost of textbooks, groceries, travel, and incidentals.


Prince William Sound College students walking infront of student housing in Valdez, Alaska

College can be expensive, but there are resources available to help you finance your education. Loans, grants, and scholarships are some financial aid options. Click below to learn about what types of aid are available and how to apply for financial aid.

Financial Aid for PWSC Students
Prince William Sound College students hanging out on the steps of student housing in Valdez, Alaska.

Prince William Sound College offers both full-time and part-time students the option of living in fully- furnished student apartments. Student housing is a short walk from the main campus. 

Student Housing Costs at PWSC